Paula Tyler had a long and distinguished career in the field of human services and retired as the President of the Norlien Foundation in 2014. Previously, Paula was Vice President, Child and Women's Health and Specialized Clinical Services for the Calgary Health Region. Prior to this, she served as Vice President and COO, Mental Health at Capital Health in Edmonton. Her other professional experience includes Chief Executive, Child Youth and Family Services for the Government of New Zealand and Deputy Minister for Alberta Children's Services. Ms. Tyler has been a member of the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse Board since 2009 and has roles including serving as a member of the Executive Committee. She is a member of the Board of Directors for the Calgary YMCA and for Alberta’s Promise and has served in a number of senior volunteer roles locally, provincially and nationally in the area of disabilities.